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Loyalty

Achates
companion and faithful friend of Aeneas. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
Adam
family retainer; offers Orlando his savings. [Br. Lit.: As You Like It]
Aeneas
carried his father Anchises from burning Troy. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
alexandrite
type of chrysoberyl typifying undying devotion. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 67]
Antony, Mark
Caesar’s beloved friend; turns public opinion against Caesar’s assassins. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Argus
Odysseus’ dog; overjoyed at Odysseus’ return, he dies. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Balderstone, Caleb
servant true to Ravenswoods despite poverty. [Br. Lit.: The Bride of Lammermoor]
Bevis
mastiff who “saved his master by his fidelity.” [Br. Lit.: Woodstock]
Blondel
loyal troubadour to Richard the Lion-hearted; helps him escape. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman]
bluebell
symbol of loyalty. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
Byam, Roger
remains faithful to Captain Bligh after mutiny. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
Camillo
as counsellor, exemplifies constancy. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]
Chauvin, Nicolas
(fl. early 19th century) he followed Napoleon through everything. [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 164]
Chester Matt Dillon’s
lame but game sidekick. [TV: “Gun-smoke” in Terrace, I, 331–332]
Chingachgook
ever-devoted to Hawkeye. [Am. Lit.: The Last of the Mohicans]
Cordelia
faithful daughter of sea god Llyr [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 67]; loyal and loving daughter of King Lear. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
dog
ever pictured at feet of saints; “man’s best friend.” [Medieval Art: Brewer Dictionary, 332; Western Folklore: Misc.]
Dolius
the loyal retainer of Odysseus and Penelope. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Eros
Antony’s freed slave; kills himself rather than harm Antony. [Br. Lit.: Antony and Cleopatra]
Eumaeus
loyal swineherd of Odysseus. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Faithful Johannes
loyal servant dies for king and is resurrected. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 22]
Flavius
loyal and upright steward of Timon. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]
Gloucester
faithful to Lear, he tries to save the king from his daughters’ cruelty. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare King Lear]
Gonzalo
Prospero’s “true preserver and a loyal sir.” [Br. Lit.: The Tempest]
Good-Deeds
only companion who ultimately accompanies Everyman. [Medieval Lit.: Everyman]
Horatio
true-blue friend of Hamlet. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Horton
“faithful one hundred percent,” Horton sits on the Mayzie bird’s egg until it is hatched. [Children’s Lit.: Horton Hatches the Egg]
Iolaus
nephew and trusted companion of Hercules. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 141]
Jonathan
stalwartly defended David; aided him in escape. [O.T.: I Samuel 20:32–34, 42; 23:16]
Kato
loyal servant of the Green Hornet. [Radio: “The Green Hornet” in Buxton, 102–103]
Kent
a “noble and true-hearted” courtier. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
Merrilies, Meg
Henry Bertram’s Gypsy-nurse; thoroughly devoted and protective. [Br. Lit.: Guy Mannering]
Moniplies, Richard Nigel’s
servant; helps him out of imbroglio. [Br. Lit.: Fortunes of Nigel]
Panza, Sancho
squire to Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
Passepartout
faithful valet of Phileas Fogg. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
Pilar
fiercely devoted leader of a loyalist guerrilla group in the Spanish Civil War. [Am. Lit.: Hemingway For Whom the Bell Tolls]
pirates of Penzance
surrender only when charged by the police to yield in the name of their beloved Queen Victoria. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance]
Ruth
devotedly follows mother-in-law to Bethlehem. [O.T.: Ruth 1:15–17]
Scipio
Gil Blas’ secretary; shares his imprisonment. [Fr. Lit.: Gil Blas]
speedwell
indicates female faithfulness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
Suzuki
ever faithful to her mistress, especially in sorrow. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Westerman, 358]
Titinius Cassius’
loyal follower; follows him to death. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Tom, Uncle
“noble, high-minded, devoutly Christian Negro slave.” [Am. Lit.: Uncle Tom’s Cabin]
Tonto
the Lone Ranger’s constant companion. [Radio: “The Lone Ranger” in Buxton, 143–144; Comics: Horn, 460; TV: Terrace, II, 34–35]
Weller, Samuel
servant helps imprisoned Mr. Pickwick by getting himself imprisoned with him. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pick-wick Papers]
Wiglaf
stood by Beowulf to fight dragon while others fled. [Br. Lit.: Beowulf]
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Your loyalty has been paid back with disloyalty. Like James Gray, you too were abandoned on the lonely and harsh shores of NEGLECT.
Charges of disloyalty can only be made by elected parliament, subject to judicial confirmation and not anybody else.
'Someone should tell me when I showed disloyalty to the party?' said the PML-N senior leader.
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"He has shown longstanding incompetence and disloyalty and unless the Prime Minister acts now Boris will bring her down" - Tory MP Anna Soubry calling on the Prime Minister to sack Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
Worse, they imputed against me certain partisan activities I did not even have a clue whatsoever, and accused me maliciously of disloyalty, sowing disunity and discord, and using media to air my grievances,' Floirendo said.
Our Foreign Secretary's total and utter disloyalty and egotistical selfobsession proves that few people in the country are less suited to the job.